California State University-Monterey Bay Graduate Schools

California State University-Monterey Bay (referred to as CSUMB) is a Public, 4 years school located in Seaside, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Monterey Bay is $8,652 for California residents and $18,156 for out-of-state students. The school has 900 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,409 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

California State University-Monterey Bay (referred to as CSUMB) is a Public, 4 years school located in Seaside, CA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (medium programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (6/21/2003 - Current).
CSUMB Directory Information
School NameCalifornia State University-Monterey Bay (CSUMB)
Address100 Campus Center, Seaside, CA 93955-8001
Phone831-582-3000
Webhttps://www.csumb.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
Financial Infohttps://csumb.edu/financialaid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at California State University-Monterey Bay is $8,652 for California residents and $18,156 for out-of-state students. The school has 900 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,409 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 41 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate and Master's. Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,156
$8,652 for California Residents
Student Population900
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate and Master's
Number of Programs41 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio23 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at California State University-Monterey Bay is $8,652 for California residents and $18,156 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is -$1 for California residents and $396 for out-of-state students.
California State University-Monterey Bay offers the alternative tuition plans.
California State University-Monterey Bay offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of California State University-Monterey Bay is $8,652 for California residents and $18,156 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.41% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$7,176$1,301$16,680$1,301
2018-2019$7,176$1,401$16,680$1,401
2019-2020$7,176$1,401$16,680$1,401
2020-2021$7,176$1,401$16,680$1,401
2021-2022$7,176$1,476$16,680$1,476
The graduate school tuition & fees of CSUMB is average compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the California graduate tuition is $21,757 (public) / $23,632 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
California State University-Monterey Bay$8,652$18,156
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
California Graduate Schools$19,741$22,122
Public$11,486$21,757
Private$23,632
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,118 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at California State University-Monterey Bay. On-campus living costs are decreased by -1.74% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,390. Off-campus living costs are decreased by -11.56% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,396$2,070$13,292$2,958
2018-2019$12,396$2,109$13,292$2,988
2019-2020$13,711$2,070$15,040$2,958
2020-2021$10,895$2,771$16,580$4,213
2021-2022$10,895$2,533$15,167$3,223
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $396 at California State University-Monterey Bay. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$396
2018-2019$396
2019-2020$396
2020-2021$396
2021-2022$396

Graduate Programs at CSUMB

California State University-Monterey Bay offers 12 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 367 students have completed their study at California State University-Monterey Bay.
Offered Degrees at California State University-Monterey Bay
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree101351
Post Bachelor's Degree2016
Total121367
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at California State University-Monterey Bay by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Applied Behavior Analysis program with 15 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 150 completers.
California State University-Monterey Bay offers 12 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 367 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 351 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 16 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 14 completers-
Environmental Science13-
Water, Wetlands, and Marine Resources Management1-
Education [+] 94 completers$61,600
Education68$61,600
Educational/Instructional Technology26-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 10 completers-
Marine Sciences10-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
School Psychology12-
Human Services [+] 42 completers-
Public Administration0-
Social Work42$57,100
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 29 completers-
Physician Assistant29-
Business [+] 150 completers-
Business Administration and Management150$73,900
Total351
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 15 completers-
Applied Behavior Analysis15-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Illustration1-
Total16

Graduate Student Population at CSUMB

For academic year 2021-2022, total 900 students enrolled into California State University-Monterey Bay graduate schools where it has total 7,409 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 637 full-time and 263 part-time graduate students. By gender, 261 male and 639 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total900261639
Full-time637176461
Part-tme26385178
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 333 White (37.00%), 20 Black/African American (2.22%), 355 Hispanic (39.44%), 79 Asian (8.78%), and 113 students with other races. 27 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total900261639
American Indian/Native American211
Asian793247
Black/African American20614
Hispanic35583272
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander523
White333107226
Two More26620
Un-Known532033
Non-resident Alien27423
California State University-Monterey Bay offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 568 graduate students (63.11% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 302 graduate students (33.56% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total900
Enrolled Online Exclusively568
Enrolled Some Online Courses302
Not in Online Courses30
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at California State University-Monterey Bay. 166 students are aged 20 to 24 (18.44% of total students), 42 students are aged above 50 (4.67%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at California State University-Monterey Bay.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total900261639
Age 20-21725
Age 22-2415931128
Age 25-2934682264
Age 30-3416261101
Age 35-39974156
Age 40-49872760
Age 50-64411724
Over 64101

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